Nearly 40 futuristic vehicles are racing 3,000km across Australia powered only by the sun. The World Solar Challenge goes from Darwin to Adelaide and is expected to take a week, with speeds of 90-100 kmh (55-62 mph).
The SURUS is set to be a utilitarian hauler that looks like a skateboard for shipping containers and is capable of going off road, autonomously.
The plans reflect the vision laid out last month by the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi alliance, the world's number one carmaker by sales.
The Australian National Transport Commission say that travelling in a driverless car is akin to riding a taxi and that laws need to be updated to reflect this.
Using high-tech gadgets found in the latest car models can cause drivers to take their eyes off the road for "dangerously long periods of time".
Electric vehicle company blames "production bottlenecks" for the slow rollout of its sedan model, sedan, leaving analysts to wonder if the company will meet future targets.
Japanese automaker says recall affects vehicles sold in the domestic market.
Putting more passengers in the air could free its already clogged highways and burnish the city's cutting-edge image.
This comes as the next big win for the world's largest chipmaker in the automobile industry.
British household tech giant reportedly ready to unveil its all-electric automotive ambitions.
Electric cars require four times as much copper to manufacture compared to traditional fossil fuel variants.
Mercedes plans to introduce electric versions of all their cars by 2022.
Japanese automaker recalling midsize sedans in US and Canada
One-off conversion gives the 3.3-tonne car a range of almost 190 miles.
Public chargers will be offered at 50 stations across the city by 2020.
Proterra's Catalyst E2 Max makes breakthrough as the race for electric vehicles speeds up.
The computer maker will be providing processors and other hardware for the project.
110-tonne construction vehicle goes through full-electric conversion.
The journey is expected to start and end in San Francisco.
Carmaker suggests flashing lights above the windscreen should be used to communicate with pedestrians.